Local government

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Houses for ‘ghosts’: ONS overestimated growth in many areas, census suggests
Population growth overestimated in some areas and underestimated in others, data from 2021 census suggests

Robert Booth and Caelainn Barr

29, Jun, 2022 @4:10 PM

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Could tactical voting save Britain from the Tories? | Letters
Letters: John Lynch and Declan O’Neill respond to an article on how tactical voting, as seen in the recent byelections, could reshape British politics. Plus a letter from David Smith


26, Jun, 2022 @4:42 PM

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The Tories are teetering, but only a progressive alliance can deal the final blow | John Harris
Last week’s byelections showed that a ‘change moment’, a chance to rid the UK of this rotten government, is within sight, says Guardian columnist John Harris

John Harris

26, Jun, 2022 @12:28 PM

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Labour has now claimed the centre ground – and has shown it can win | Keir Starmer
Last week’s byelection proves that the country is crying out for change, and we are the party that will deliver it

Keir Starmer

26, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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The Observer view on why Britain needs Tory MPs to oust Boris Johnson | Observer editorial
His party should heed what voters signalled in Thursday’s crushing byelection defeats – get him out of Downing Street

Observer editorial

26, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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A harsh lesson for the Tories: you can’t outrun tactical voting | Peter Kellner
The dramatic Tiverton and Honiton result shows how strategic anti-Conservative voting could decide the next general election, says Peter Kellner, a former president of YouGov

Peter Kellner

25, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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The time is ripe for an anti-Tory alliance | Brief letters
Brief letters: Caroline Lucas for leader | Last wishes | Hotel Rwanda | Drawing lines | Going, going…


24, Jun, 2022 @4:57 PM

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The Guardian view on the byelections: PM’s end draws nigh | Editorial
Editorial: Boris Johnson should resign and take responsibility for failing his party – and the country


24, Jun, 2022 @3:18 PM

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Swinging south-west: Lib Dems buoyant after Devon byelection win
Party hopes Tiverton and Honiton victory could be start of shift away from Tories in ‘yellow hedge’ seats

Steven Morris and Peter Walker

24, Jun, 2022 @3:17 PM

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Lib Dems tell Tories Johnson must go after Tiverton and Honiton win
Ed Davey says Conservatives across country will lose seats as his party demolishes majority of 24,000

Steven Morris

24, Jun, 2022 @2:57 PM

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Oliver Dowden’s resignation puts Boris Johnson in dangerous territory | Katy Balls
If the prime minister’s loyalists continue to turn on him, these disastrous byelection results could lead to real trouble, says the Spectator’s deputy political editor, Katy Balls

Katy Balls

24, Jun, 2022 @2:30 PM

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What do the byelection results mean for the Conservatives? Our panel’s verdict | David Gauke and others
Former Tory seats have been lost to Labour in Wakefield and the Liberal Democrats in Tiverton and Honiton

David Gauke, Victoria Honeyman, Lewis Clarke, Moya Lothian-McLean and Polly Toynbee

24, Jun, 2022 @9:17 AM

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